Medical Officer (phru) #topjobseeker
A Medical Officer (Doctor) position is available at our client, Wits Health Consortium’s Perinatal HIV Research Unit (PHRU) in Soweto, Johannesburg. Background
The Perinatal HIV Research Unit (PHRU) was established in 1996. The Perinatal HIV Research Unit has been involved in research, training, policy formation and advocacy in issues concerning HIV-positive women and their children. In recent years the work of the unit has expanded beyond the original focus of mother-to-child transmission of HIV, to include treatment trials in adults and children, prevention research, psychosocial research and policy development. In addition the Unit has developed an HIV vaccine clinical trials unit (HVCTU) and started with HIV Vaccine Trials back in 2001. The unit is recognised nationally and internationally as a leader in the field of research and policy in the area of mother-to-child transmission of HIV. It has also developed a reputation as a leading African research unit for clinical trials in adult and children with HIV, with one of the largest cohorts.
Main purpose of the job
To provide comprehensive medical care/clinical support to patients enrolled in treatment programs and participants enrolled into clinical trials at the PHRU.
Chris Hani Baragwanath Hospital, Soweto
Key performance areas
Provision of clinical care to patients and participants
Accurate and comprehensive medical record keeping
Management of patient/participant flow in the clinic
Clinical trial oversight or management as designated by the Principal investigator
Participation in all phases/components of the research process
Required minimum education and training
Professional body registration
Required minimum work experience
At least two-year’s experience in a clinical research environment (Can be inclusive of internship/community service time)
Desirable additional education, work experience and personal abilities
Registered with MPS
Excellent clinical skills
Good Clinical Practice (GCP) certification
Experience in HIV treatment and care
Empathy and understanding of people living with HIV/AIDS
Research experience or willingness to learn
Only if you do meet the minimum job requirements and experience as mentioned above, you may submit a detailed updated CV – Please Apply Online
Please take note that the applicants who do not adhere to the above criteria will not be considered for the respective position.
The closing date for all applications is 10 July 2020.
Wits Health Consortium will only respond to shortlisted candidates.
Candidates who have not been contacted within two weeks of the closing date can consider their applications to be unsuccessful.
In accordance with our Employment Equity goals and plan, preference will be given to suitable applicants from designated groups as defined in the Employment Equity Act 55 of 1998 and subsequent amendments thereto.
Please note that AJ PERSONNEL is only responsible for the advertising of the advertisement on behalf of their client Wits Health Consortium.
AJ Personnel does not have any salary or other information regarding the position
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